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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Drive4Clots.com 300 at Fontana

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He really is happy. Happy go-lucky is probably the perfect way to put it. Kevin Harvick entered the Drive4Clots.com 400 with four runner-up finishes in 18 starts at Auto Club Speedway. However, Saturday was the day that he won his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race at his home track. Taking the lead for the first …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Young, Broke & Eager-to-Learn Racers Looking for Chances

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series is known as the Triple-A version of national stock car racing. Racing on the same surface as some of the greatest racers on the planet, the 33-race schedule features plenty of opportunities for drivers to work their way up to the ultimate level: the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. A recent report noted …

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Friday Faceoff: Super Subs, Turnarounds & Lasting Impressions

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1. After Kyle Busch’s injury last week at Daytona, David Ragan was named the interim driver of the No. 18 until Busch is able to return.  Was Ragan the right choice for the role? Mark Howell, Senior Writer:  I believe David Ragan was a good choice to sub for Kyle Busch. The guy’s been in …

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Pace Laps: Follow the Leader Daytona, NHRA Phoenix, Reddick Rises, and More

2015 Daytona I Cup Joey Logano Wins Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

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Cup: Where Was the Passing?  If there was one constant that emerged during speedweeks with regards to the Cup cars it was the preponderance for cars that took the lead to be able to hold steady in that position. Matt Kenseth’s win in the Sprint Unlimited offered the first glimpse at this notion, because once …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: Alert Today Florida 300

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Heading into Saturday’s XFINITY series inaugural race at Daytona International Speedway, only four drivers had scored their first career series win in the event. That number is now five, thanks to Ryan Reed putting his Roush Fenway Ford into Victory Lane at the World Center of Speed. Reed led the race twice, the second time …

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Ryan Reed Wins First Career XFINITY Race At Daytona

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Three-wide racing, two big crashes, one flip and a first-time winner in Ryan Reed; the season-opening Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona had it all. In the end, it was the Roush Fenway Racing driver who came out on top as part of a 1-2 teammate finish with Chris Buescher helping him blow by Brad Keselowski.  The …

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New Lineup, New Attitude for Roush Fenway Racing in 2015

2014 Atlanta Cup Greg Biffle Matt Puccia Cia

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New faces join the familiar veterans this season at Roush Fenway Racing, but no matter how long they’ve been with the team, the three Sprint Cup and four XFINITY series drivers have a common goal: to put the team back on top. It’s no secret that 2014 was not a strong season for RFR. Carl …

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Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

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On Tuesday morning, Roush Fenway Racing announced the driver-crew chief pairings for their three full-time Sprint Cup and four full-time XFINITY Series teams.  The organization will have a combination of brand new and familiar atop their pit boxes. Starting on the Sprint Cup side of the organization, Greg Biffle will once again have Matt Puccia …

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Ryan Reed, Lilly Diabetes and American Diabetes Association Renew With Roush Fenway Racing

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On Wednesday, Roush Fenway Racing announced that they have reached a multi-year contract extension with Lilly Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association.  As a result of the agreement, driver Ryan Reed will continue to drive the No. 16 Ford Mustang in the Nationwide Series (soon to be XFINITY Series) full-time.  In addition, the Drive to …

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Nuts for Nationwide: Roush Fenway Racing Looking for Late Momentum

2014 Richmond Ii Nns Chris Buescher Car Cia

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It has been a long year for Roush Fenway Racing, and a season full of trials and tribulations for the organization is nearly in the books. However, with eight events left in the 33-race long period, there are still plenty of chances for the Ford team to get a few victories – something that has …

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Jonah Mullins to Ride with Ryan Reed This Weekend at Bristol


Jonah Mullins will ride along with Ryan Reed this weekend at Bristol / (C)Drive to Stop Diabetes

Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes announced on Tuesday that Jonah Mullins will be riding along with Ryan Reed for this weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway as part of the ‘Riding with Ryan’ program. Mullins will have his name featured above the passenger side door on Reed’s No. 16 American Diabetes …

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